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DIMEV 6522
While the horse kickes / ware that he thee not smites
Proverbial saying warning to stay clear of kicking horse, translating Latin, ‘Dum quadrupes repedat caueas ne te male ledat’ — one couplet
Subjects: proverbs; translations; warnings; horses
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394, f. 7v
Transcription:
While þe hors kykes
warre þat he þe not smytes
Note: Written as prose; Latin follows.